Useful Links

In addition to the core services BIVC provides for our clients, our doors are always open to complimentary services.

Riverside Counselling – now available at the BIVC offices, Riverside counselling service provides opportunities to talk about your difficulties in a safe, confidential, non-judgemental environment.

Information links from

Benefits calculator
Independent benefits calculator to find out what benefits you could get, how to claim and how your benefits will be affected if you start work
Universal credit
Universal credit is a payment to help with your living costs (dependent on eligibility)
Tax credits
Information source for working and child tax credits
Personal Independence Payment
(PIP) –  help with some of the extra costs caused by long term ill-health or disability (dependent on eligibility)
Winter fuel payment
Help with heating bills for those born on or before 5 August 1953 (dependent on eligibility)
Find out about the basic state pension, work our your state pension age, explore eligibility for pension credit
Blue badge
Information about blue badge parking permits
Housing benefit and Council Tax benefit
Find out more and check your eligibility
Learn about maternity pay, leave and allowances

Other useful links

Oxfordshire County Council
South Oxfordshire District Council
Berinsfield Community Investment Scheme
Berinsfield Parish Council